Tag: FixMeStick

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things: What is it? (And Why You Should Care)

The Internet of Things, or IoT as it has been affectionately termed, is a concept dating back to 1989– when the first internet connected toaster was unveiled. As you may have guessed by this origin story, IoT summarizes the idea that basically any device with an on/off switch has the potential to be connected to the internet.

How to Solve the Curse of the Slow Computer

There’s nothing more frustrating than a slow computer. It takes twenty minutes to turn on, and every time you open your email, it takes ten minutes to load. It would make anyone want to throw their computer out the window. Viruses could be the culprit, and in that case running a FixMeStick scan will solve it, but after using the FixMeStick, you might find it unchanged. So what’s next?

FixMeStick

FixMeStick 33rd in PROFIT 500’s List of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

When Montreal entrepreneurs Marty Algire and Corey Velan pitched their FixMeStick on CBC’s Dragon’simageedit_46_4318517770 Den in 2013, the dragons were eager to back the company. A bootable USB device that allows computer users to remove viruses on their own, the FixMeStick fills a distinct market niche between conventional virus-prevention security software and calling in a tech team.…